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History of the Basilica: From Cornerstone to Consecration

History of the Basilica: From Cornerstone to Consecration

Basilica Cathedral Museum

This site chronicles the building of the Basilica-Cathedral in St. John's (Newfoundland) between 1837 and 1855. It was the determination of Irish immigrants making a new life in Newfoundland that brought the project to completion. These events were...

The Dewdney Trail

The Dewdney Trail

Nelson and District Museum, Archives, Art Gallery and Historical Society

In the 19th century, British Columbia or New Caledonia as it was known then, was aflood with gold fever as people rushed to take their stake of the unrivaled fortunes. One gold strike at the mouth of the Pend d'Oreille River happened to capture the...

Healing Power of Plants

Healing Power of Plants

Coalition of Canadian Healthcare Museums and Archives

Discover the healing power of plants and the role they play in common items found inside your medicine cabinet. Medicinal plants have been used for years in Mohawk, Chinese and in many other cultures, and these plants have been refined into common...

Beauty in the Beast | The Mill at Britannia Mine

Beauty in the Beast | The Mill at Britannia Mine

The BC Museum of Mining

On the West coast of British Columbia, Canada, the Mill at Britannia Mines remains an icon of what was once a great copper mine, which was among the largest in the world. Come explore this immense industrial building, one of the last of its kind in North...

EchoPhotograph

EchoPhotograph

McCord Museum

Interactive game in which players test their observation skills and ability to match an old photograph with a series of sounds. Springboard for the learning of secondary-level Canadian history. Notman - Canada - 19th, 20th centuries

Watch The Birdie

Watch The Birdie

McCord Museum

An Interactive game in which players take on the role of a customer or apprentice photographer working in the famous Notman studio on Montreal around 1860. A springboard for the learning of secondary-level Canadian history.

Charles Macnamara - A Retrospective

Charles Macnamara - A Retrospective

Arnprior & McNab/Braeside Archives

Charles Macnamara lived in Arnprior from 1881 to 1944, and worked as secretary-treasurer for the McLachlin Bros. Lumber Company for 46 years. This Community Stories exhibit features numerous photographs of his family, friends and the landscape around...

Harvests of Prince Edward Island

Harvests of Prince Edward Island

Community Museums Association

Prince Edward Island (P.E.I.) has a rich history of its people depending on the land and sea for survival. A number of major industries have contributed significantly to the developing of this Atlantic Region including well-known P.E.I potatoes, Malpeque...

1759 : From the Warpath to the Plains of Abraham

1759 : From the Warpath to the Plains of Abraham

National Battlefields Commission

The Seven Years War began in 1756 and was the first world armed conflict. This incredibly detailed website will walk you through the history of this conflict from the perspectives of the French, the British, the Canadians and the Amerindians. Over three...

George Johnston and His World: Life and Culture of the Inland Tlingit

George Johnston and His World: Life and Culture of the Inland Tlingit

George Johnston Museum

The Inland Tlingit are descendants of the Coastal Tlingit who migrated into the Yukon Territory, Canada, from what is now Southeast Alaska. Their entry to the interior via the Taku River to Atlin, British Columbia, then overland to Teslin, occurred during...

On Canadian Ground: Stories of Footwear in Early Canada

On Canadian Ground: Stories of Footwear in Early Canada

Bata Shoe Museum

Canada covers a great land where extreme climate variations have required an impressive level of innovation in footwear. On Canadian Ground is an examination of the history of Canadian footwear from the traditional kamiks of the Inuit and the moccasins of...

Kirkland Lake: A Jewish History

Kirkland Lake: A Jewish History

Museum of Northern History at the Sir Harry Oakes Chateau

The town of Kirkland Lake once had a vibrant and thriving Jewish community. Its origins were found in the great waves of migration to Canada in the early 20th century, from the area of Eastern Europe known as the Russia Pale. One of the earliest...

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